Judiciary

Court Security

New courthouse audio at security checkpoint caught attorneys by surprise

Family Law

Served with process Tuesday, man shows up at court Wednesday with revving chainsaw, police say

Juries

Conviction is overturned because juror expressed alarm about black men in her neighborhood

Judiciary

Judge denies asking bailiff to handcuff pregnant prosecutor to keep her in court for trial

Criminal Justice

Warned by judge not to drive, 4 of 8 busted motorists get behind the wheel, courthouse sting finds

Work/Life Balance

Retired judge who helped set swim record at 85 makes ‘best law decisions’ in the pool

U.S. Supreme Court

Which SCOTUS justices crib the most from briefs?

Judiciary

Appeals court chides judge who asked if domestic violence victim and defendant ‘get it on’

Court Security

Defendant overpowers bailiff, fatally shoots himself with bailiff’s gun in courthouse elevator

Court Security

Man fatally shot by officer in courthouse incident sought suicide ‘by cop,’ cousin says

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit says lack of staff doesn’t justify 5-point shackling of inmates in federal court

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge orders lawyer who leaked docs to media to take ethics classes, do community service

Court Security

Man fatally shot in courthouse lobby by deputy scaled White House wall earlier in year, DA says

Trials & Litigation

Judge has public defender handcuffed, but gives him a break at contempt hearing

Judiciary

Indiana county clerk banned from courthouse in dispute with judges

Judiciary

Texas judge sued by former employee for alleged sexual harassment

Court Security

Witness attacks defendant in open court; see video of the altercation

Court Security

Man kills guard at federal building then commits suicide; may be linked to wrongful-termination suit

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Man will be resentenced over trial judge’s comments in unrelated case

Legal Ethics

Retired judge faces felony charges over alleged lies to judicial watchdog